Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare : a guide to best practice / Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Editor, Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN, Mary Coulter Dowdy Distinguished Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, University of Texas at Tyler, Editorial Board, Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, Editorial Board, Research in Nursing & Health
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Fourth edition.
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Includes bibliographical references.
UNIT 1: Steps Zero, One, Two: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Making the Case for Evidence-Based Practice and Cultivating a Spirit of Inquiry / Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Chapter 2: Asking Compelling Clinical Questions / Ellen Fineout-Overholt and Susan B. Stillwell
Chapter 3: Finding Relevant Evidence to Answer Clinical Questions / Tami A. Hartzell and Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Unit 1 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Using an Evidence-based, Autonomous Nurse Protocol to Reduce Catherter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in a Long-term Acute Care Facility
UNIT 2: Step Three: Critically Appraising Evidence
Chapter 4: Critically Appraising Knowledge for Clinical Decision Making / Ellen Fineout-Overholt and Kathleen R. Stevens
Chapter 5: Critically Appraising Quantitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making / Donal P. O'Mathuna and Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Chapter 6: Critically Appraising Qualitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making / Mikki Meadows-Oliver
Chapter 7: Integration of Patient Preferences and Values and Clinician Expertise into Evidence-Based Decision Making / Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Lisa English Long, and Lynn Gallagher-Ford
Chapter 8: Advancing Optimal Care With Robust Clinical Practice Guidelines / Doris Grinspun, Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, and Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Unit 2 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Intradermal Lidocaine Intervention on the Ambulatory Unit: An Evidence-Based Implementation Project
UNIT 3: Steps Four and Five: Moving From Evidence to Sustainable Practice Change
Chapter 9: Implementing Evidence in Clinical Settings / Cheryl C. Rodgers, Terri L. Brown, and Marilyn J. Hockenberry
Chapter 10: The Role of Outcomes and Evidence-Based Quality Improvement in Enhancing and Evaluating Practice Changes / Anne W. Alexandrov, Tracy L. Brewer, and Barbara B. Brewer
Chapter 11: Implementing the Evidence-Based Practice Competencies in Clinical and Academic Settings to Ensure Healthcare Quality and Improved Patient Outcomes / Bernadette Mazurek, Lynn Gallagher-Ford, and Cindy Zellefrow
Chapter 12: Leadership Strategies for Creating and Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice Organizations / Lynn Gallagher-Ford, Jacalyn S. Buck, and Bernadette Maazurek Melnyk
Unit 3 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Improving Outcomes for Depressed Adolescents With the Brief Cognitive Behavioral COPE Intervention Delivered in 30-Minute Outpatient Visits
UNIT 4: Creating and Sustaining a Culture and Environment for Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter 13: Innovatin and Evidence: A Partnership in Advancing Best Practice and High Quality Care / Kathy Malloch and Tim Porter-O'Grady
Chapter 14: Models to Guide Implementation and Sustainability of Evidence-Based Practice / Deborah Dang, Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Jennifer Yost, Laura Cullen, Maria Cvach, June H. Larabee, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Alyce A. Schultz, Cheryl B. Stetler, and Kathleen R. Stevens
Chapter 15: Creating a Vision and Motivating a Change to Evidence-Based Practice in Individuals, Teams, and Organizations / Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Chapter 16: Teacing Evidence-Based Practice in Academic Settings / Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Susan B. Stillwell, Kathleen M. Williamson, and John F. Cox III
Chapter 17: Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Settings / Ellen Fineout-Overholt, Martha J. Giggleman, Katie Choy and Karen Balakas
Chapter 18: ARCC Evidence-Based Practice Mentors: The Key to Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice / Ellen Fineout-Overholt and Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
Unit 4 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Mercy Heart Failure Pathway
UNIT 5: Step Six: Disseminating Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Outcomes
Chapter 19: Using Evidence to Influence Health and Organizational Policy / Jacqueline M. Loversidge and Cheryl L. Boyd
Chapter 20: Disseminating Evidence Through Presentations, Publications, Health Policy Briefs, and the Media / Cecily L. Betz, Kathryn A. Smith, Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, and Timothy Tassa
Unit 5 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Research Projects Receive Worldwide Coverage
UNIT 6: Generating External Evidence and Writing Successful Grant Proposals
Chapter 21: Generating Evidence Through Quantitative and Qualitative Research / Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Dianne Morrison-Beedy, and Denise Cote-Arsenault
Chapter 22: Writing a Successful Grant Proposal to Fund Research and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Projects / Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Chapter 23: Ethical Considerations for Evidence Implementation and Evidence Generation / Donal P. O'Mathuna
Unit 6 Making EBP Real: Selected Excerpts From A Funded Grant Application. COPE/Healthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT
Appendix: A: Question Templates for Asking PICOT Questions
Appendix B: Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklists
Appendix C: Evaluation Table Template and Synthesis Table Examples for Critical Appraisal
Appendix D: Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: An Apraisal Guide for Qualitative Evidence
Appendix E: Example of a Health Policy Brief
Appendix F: Example of a Press Release
Appendix G: Example of an Approved Consent Form for a Study
Appendix H: System-Wide ARCC Model Evidence-Based Practice Mentor Role Description
Appendix I: ARCC Model Timeline for an EBP Implementation Project
Appendix J: Sample Instruments to Evaluate EBP in Educational Settings
Appendix K: Sample Instruments to Evaluate EBP in Clinical Settings
Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice (EBP) an integral part of your clinical decision-making and everyday nursing practice with this proven, approachable text. Written in a straightforward, conversational style, Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare delivers real-world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter to help you confidently meet today's clinical challenges and ensure positive patient outcomes.
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